Gerald Eskelin

Gerald Eskelin is a conductor, singer, composer, writer, and teacher. He is the author of "The Sounds of Music: Perception of Notation "and "Natural Ear Training,"" "He has received two Grammy nominations for recordings by the L.A. Jazz Choir, which he founded in 1980. Prior to his 30-year tenure as a professor of music at Pierce College in Los Angeles, he taught at the University of Southern California and the California Institute of the Arts. He lives in Woodland Hills, California.